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jueves, 23 de junio de 2016

Booker T. & The MG's • Stax Profiles

Banda instrumental de música soul, muy popular entre los años 1960 y 1970.
Son comúnmente asociados con la compañía discográfica Stax Records y considerados parte del subgénero denominado Memphis soul. Fue uno de los primeros grupos de la música popular en estar conformados por diferentes razas. La banda es mejor conocida por su éxito musical de 1962, la pieza de rock instrumental «Green Onions».

Booker T. & the M.G.'s is an instrumental R&B/funk band that was influential in shaping the sound of Southern soul and Memphis soul. Original members of the group were Booker T. Jones (organ, piano), Steve Cropper (guitar), Lewie Steinberg (bass), and Al Jackson, Jr. (drums). In the 1960s, as members of the house band of Stax Records, they played on hundreds of recordings by artists such as Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding, Bill Withers, Sam & Dave, Carla and Rufus Thomas and Johnnie Taylor. They also released instrumental records under their own name, such as the 1962 hit single "Green Onions".

1 Time Is Tight 4:55
2 Burnt Biscuits 2:00
3 Jellybread 2:27
4 Chinese Checkers 2:25
5 Boot-Leg (Live) 2:03
6 Heads Or Trails 2:30
7 Hip Hug-Her 2:22
8 Lady Madonna 3:32
9 Over Easy 4:05
10 Hang 'Em High 3:53
11 Soul Clap '69 2:40
12 Something 4:07
13 Sunday Sermon 3:53
14 Green Onions (Live) 3:44
15 Fuquawi 3:40

Bass – Donald "Duck" Dunn, Lewis Steinberg (tracks: 2, 3)
Drums – Al Jackson Jr.
Guitar – Steve Cropper
Organ, Piano – Booker T. Jones

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